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re·it·er·ate / rēˈitəˌrāt/ • v. say something again or a number or times, typically for emphasis or clarity: she reiterated that the administration would remain steadfast in its support | [with direct speech] “I just want to forget it all,” he reiterated | [tr.] he reiterated the points made in his earlier speech. DERIVATIVES: re·it·er·a·tion / rēˌitəˈrāshən/·it·er·a·tive / -ˌrātiv; -rətiv/ adj.